Barleywine | Legend Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Legend Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Legend Barleywine is generously hopped to balance the huge malty sweetness. Hops account for the bitter and spicy flavors in a beer. We also “Dry Hopped” this one, giving it a nice spiced-floral aroma. Look for a very rich, ruby colored, robust strong beer with an attitude. Tastes reminiscent of caramel, chocolate, dried fruit (prunes, raisins) are evident at first, followed by hints of licorice and pine flavors. Expect a lingering finish with plenty of warming alcohol.

Added by MasterSki on 12-12-2012

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I've had this beer for 2-3 years. Still fairly "hot". at a13% abv. This is a big beer. Pours a dense mahogany brown with a lot of reddish highlights coming through all over the glass. Not surprising at that abv that the light tan head fades fast and there is little lacing on the glass. Aroma includes slightly sweet malt and some floral hops. Taste is similar but the alcohol presence dominates. It is both warming and somewhat harsh and hot too. Rich and malty as well. OK barleywine but I remember the earlier barleywines that were dated by year as being a bit more mellow.

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3.63 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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